FLAS scholarship applications are now open!

If you're studying a foreign language, then this is your chance to earn a scholarship! Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) scholarships give a generous stipend in addition to covering a portion of your tuition.

More than 15 scholarships are given to students each year, including for study abroad programs. If you're interested in applying, check out our FLAS page for more details.

Academic Advising 

You may make appointments with any of the three International & Area Studies advisors by booking from the new advising page. You are expected to come on time and prepared.

International & Area Studies Advisors:

Ashley Glenn

Kellie Hubbard

Caitlin McDonald


For email questions, please email us at Emails should be professional and respectful, and include:

  1. Full name
  2. uNID
  3. Major (BA or BS) or minor and area of emphasis
  4. Detailed requests, questions, and explanations

Important undergraduate dates & deadlines:

January 12: Classes begin

January 19: Last day to add without permission code

January 21: Last day to drop classes

January 26: Last day to add, elect CR/NC, or audit classes

March 6: Last day to withdraw from classes


International Tea Time



Global Spotlight: Peru

Inagural Celebration

Utah Valley University is hosting a variety of events this semester that focus on Peru. If you're interested in the culture, history, food or art of this beautiful country, be sure to check it out! Click here for more information.


The Center for Latin American Studies wins prestigious Department of Education grant

The U's Center for Latin American Studies, in partnership with Brigham Young University, has been awarded a prestigious four-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support international education and language study in Utah. Check out the whole story here!

 ¿Te gusta el tequila?

Read all about it in our own Marie Sarita Gaytán's new book, ¡Tequila!Distilling the Spirit of Mexico. Check out the link here for a description, or click the image!

Gaytán's book on tequila

Earn a scholarship to study in Brazil!

The Brazilian Studies Association (BRASA) is accepting applications through November 15 for a $1,500 scholarship to travel to Brazil. If you're interested, click here for all the information.

Global Utah

See why Latin American Studies matters as much locally as it does globally.

Welcome our new faculty for 2014!

We have new instructors starting this fall! Click here to see who they are.

2014 UROP research on Latin America

Undergraduate students have worked with U of U professors to complete research projects on Latin American topics. Follow the link to view their projects!


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